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Senior Quantity Surveyor

27-02-2024 05:02
Quantum Group

Job Description

We are seeking a highly motivated and ambitious Senior Quantity Surveyor to join our team. This is a multi-site role with locations in Kildare, Laois, and the Southeast.

Key responsibilities

Typically, the candidate will be expected to undertake and assist with the following duties:

  • Reporting to the Commercial Director, the Senior Quantity Surveyor will perform all Quantity Surveying duties including measurement, procurement, cost monitoring, cost control, reporting, preparation of interim payments and settlement of final accounts in a professional manner and in accordance with company guidelines.
  • Liaise and assist with internal Estimating and external resources during the pre-construction stage.
  • Liaise with project team to prepare and agree the Preliminaries Budget for agreement with Senior Management for inclusion in the project budget.
  • Manage and oversee cost management processes across the projects including compilation and validation of cost reports and internal cost review meetings.
  • Produce information for the cash flow forecast for the project and update monthly and after the issue of any updated programmes. Ensure that Sub-contractors submit monthly valuations in line with dates agreed at the pre-contract meeting.
  • Produce information for the monthly internal valuation which accurately reflects the true value of the work completed to the end of the given period.
  • Ensure all known and potential risks are identified, considered, and accrued for and appropriate mitigation measures put in place. Create an environment across the team of early identification of risks and management of same.
  • Presentation of commercial pack to Senior Management Team monthly.
  • Manage procurement process, prepare, and oversee the procurement schedule and ensure scope of work accuracy for all subcontract packages.
  • Manage subcontract packages and oversee payments to subcontractors, suppliers, and consultants along with normal QS duties.
  • Demonstrate clear understanding of the difference between cost and value and drive a value seeking mindset throughout the overall project team.
  • Build and maintain good relationships with subcontract and supply chain base.
  • Attend site and ensure sufficient records of progress are taken on a regular basis and are adequately documented.
  • Prepare Part V submissions and conclude all relevant negotiations.
  • Accountable for the timely completion of the monthly QS cycle on site.
  • Work closely with Project Team to ensure successful delivery and completion of project.

Job Requirements

The Candidate

  • 6-10+ yrs. post-graduate experience with a Main Contractor or Developer.
  • Residential/House Building construction experience preferred.
  • Experience/ technical knowledge of all modern methods of construction.
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • An ability to achieve demanding time and quality targets.
  • Good IT skills with competency at Cubit, Cost-ex or equivalent, and Microsoft office.
  • To have strong analytical skills and ability to present findings.
  • To have good spoken and written communication skills
  • To be methodical, pay attention to detail and be accurate.
  • Good interpersonal skills and work as part of a team
  • To be self-motivated with ability to work on own initiative.
  • To be able to co-ordinate a number of different tasks at the same time.
  • To be willing to accept overall project responsibility.

Contact details for applicants

David Kent


To apply

David Kent


Contact Details

Contact Phone: 085-8078309

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